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I-D ACTION:draft-crowcroft-mat-00.txt



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	Title		: Multicast Address Translation
	Author(s)	: J. Crowcroft
	Filename	: draft-crowcroft-mat-00.txt
	Pages		: 
	Date		: 15-Nov-01
	
Network Address Translation is a technique for reducing the
complexity of address re-assignment. It can also lead to a reduction
in the routing state in the core.
This draft is about using the technique for the same reasons for
multicast. The approach is complementary to IP-in-IP tunnels for
multicast, but avoids the overhead of encapsulation. It has the same
state setup requirements at the edges, as does NAT.

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